Birds & Mammals
(HOLARCTIC) ARCTIC 
Tundra

The birds and mammals found in the Arctic Tundra...

Class Aves: Birds

Family Accipitridae: 'Hawks & Eagles'

Haliaeetus albicilla, 'White-tailed Sea-eagle' (Greenland).

Family Muscicapidae: 'Old World Flycatchers' 

(Greenland)

Oenanthe oenanthe, 'Northern Wheatear'.

Family Corvidae, 'Crows and Ravens'

(Greenland)

Corvus corax, 'Common Raven', 'Northern Raven'.

Class Mammalia

Polar Bear family (image by Damon Ramsey)

Ursus maritimus, 'Polar Bear'. This is the biggest species in the bear family. It also the largest land carnivore on the planet. They generally live within the Arctic region.

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